Hollywood stalwart William A. Wellman had a long, diverse career, but his 1930s pre-Code films remain his most vital.
James Cagney dances past his gangster persona in several of FilmStruck’s “Star of the Week” selections.
FilmStruck “Director of the Week” John Huston always got great performances, from Humphrey Bogart in the 1940s to his daughter Anjelica Huston in the ’80s,
FilmStruck finds more than western films deep in the heart of Texas.
Filmstruck presents the musical films of French master Jacques Demy.
The political rhetoric was real; some of the symbolism was perhaps less so.
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Monday, December 9
Oscar nominee Don Hahn documents Michael Carroll’s journey from photographing Romanian orphans to building a relief organization for them, in the documentary “Hand Held,” screening Saturday 4/2 at St. Xavier University.
Helen Mirren conjures Julie Taymor’s “Tempest” Monday at the Chicago International Film Festival.
Jerome Hill’s documentaries “Albert Schweitzer” and “Schweitzer and Bach,” about the Nobel Prize-winning humanitarian doctor, screen Wednesday at DOC Films.
Oscar nominee Sophie Okonedo plays a young woman at the center of a racial controversy in apartheid South Africa in “Skin,” screens Thursday 2/4.
Local Oscar nominee Tod Lending’s documentary “The Principal Story” showcases success stories at struggling schools. It screens Tuesday 11/3 at No Exit Café.
The Oscar race for best documentary has begun.
Three documentaries about the news make the news.
Reader critics give Oscar a little advice.